A book is a dream you hold in your hands. —Neil Gaiman
This week at Graceful Grit, we discuss the American female authors that have influenced us. America has produced some truly inspirational and talented women, whose beautiful words allow us to see ourselves and the world around us in different ways.
In this week’s articles, we are sharing insights into how these authors have influenced our lives, as well as how they have inspired our writing. These authors range widely in style and genre, making for varied and interesting perspectives.
First, Lorraine will tell us how Madeleine L’Engle has inspired her to write in “A Loving Memory of Madeleine L’Engle.”
Next, Alyssa will discuss the ways Whitney Cummings has inspired her own personal developmental journey in “Whitney Cummings’ Demonstration of Vulnerability in Writing.”
On Wednesday, Keira will talk about how Tamora Pierce’s writing has influenced her life and values in “The Song of the Lioness.”
On Thursday, Angel will share with us how Kristin Hannah has influenced her writing in “The Novels of Kristin Hannah.”
Finally, Julie will delve into the writings of Maya Angelou and what her writing means to her own life in “Me and Maya; A Love Letter.”